Canned Tuna Salad Recipe

Canned tuna salad

Canned tuna alone is boring and usually not the main attraction in a meal. But you can do a make over in so many ways to make it stand out. Canned tuna can be made into sandwiches or even a pasta sauce. I decided to post this tuna salad recipe I had this morning. This canned tuna salad recipe is fast and very easy to prepare when you are on the go. Who needs mayonnaise to have a perfect salad? In this canned tuna recipe I substituted vinegar and lemon as salad dressing, and it is mouth watering!

Canned Tuna Salad Recipe
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Serves: 3-4

  • 1 can of tuna in oil, drain the oil before preparation
  • 2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • about 1 cup of chopped lettuce
  • 1 can of chickpeas
  • 1 tbsp of green lime juice
  • ½ red onion, cut into small pieces
  • 2 cups fresh curly parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 1 large carrot, shredded
  • 1 clove garlic, smashed and minced
  • 1 medium sized tomato cut into small pieces

  1. Place vinegar and the lemon juice in a large salad bowl.
  2. Add ¼ teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper.
  3. Slowly add the oil whisking to emulsify.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients to the bowl, and toss well to combine.

You can actually add a pinch of sugar to this canned tuna recipe to add a bit of sweetness to it.

I am definitely going to make this again tomorrow. Canned tuna is always my favorite go to recipe when I want something fast and delectable. Try this canned tuna salad dish and tell me how you like it!


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